Tidy Tuesday

A weekly podcast and community activity brought to you by the R4DS Online Learning Community

About the show

TidyTuesday is a weekly podcast and community activity brought to you by the R4DS Online Learning Community. Our goal is to help R learners learn in real-world contexts.

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  • Episode 15: Spotify Songs

    January 27th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  5 mins 25 secs
    cowplot, factory, mystery, patchwork, rbert, rbertviz, rstudioconf

    This week we'll look at Spotify songs, geom_segment, cowplot, San Francisco trees, a mystery project on Twitter, and how to get the most out of rstudio::conf(2020L)!

  • Episode 14: Passwords

    January 21st, 2020  |  Season 2  |  4 mins 1 sec
    cowplot, ggraph, tidyselect

    This week we'll look at passwords, another technique for images on plots, beautiful use of ggraph, Spotify song data, and using tidyselect to remove groups of columns.

  • Episode 13: Christmas Eve 2019

    December 24th, 2019  |  2 mins 36 secs

    This week we present a special Christmas Eve reading of the poem "A Visit from Thomas Mock."

  • Episode 12: New Zealand Bird of the Year

    November 26th, 2019  |  3 mins 5 secs
    gganimate, patchwork, waffle

    This week we'll look at the New Zealand Bird of the Year, waffle charts, a new style of bar-chart race, student loan data, and the patchwork package.

  • Episode 11: Bike and Walk Commutes

    November 5th, 2019  |  4 mins 31 secs
    chorddiag, circlize, dplyr, ggplot2, ggpointdensity, regex, stringr

    This week we'll look at SQUIRRELS, chord diagrams, point density plots, hexmaps, bike and walk commutes, regex, and cleaning up weird cases.

  • Episode 10: Horror Movies

    October 30th, 2019  |  4 mins 3 secs
    ggplot2, nlp, plotly, rbert, stringr

    This week we'll look at horror movies, plotly, SQUIRRELS, string detection, and think about some more advanced natural language processing.

  • Episode 9: Big mtcars

    October 22nd, 2019  |  3 mins 59 secs
    dplyr, ggplot2, golem, shiny, stringr

    This week we'll look at fuel efficiency, shiny, car chart races, and horror movies.

  • Episode 8: International Powerlifting

    October 15th, 2019  |  4 mins 38 secs
    devoutaudio, ggplot2, ggridges, rbert

    This week we'll look at powerlifting, violin plots, ridgeline plots, AUDIO plots, and car efficiency.

  • Episode 7: Pizza Party

    October 8th, 2019  |  4 mins 58 secs
    ggiraph, ggplot2, rayshader, rbert

    This week we'll look at pizza, polar coordinates, interactive plots, 3D plots, and powerlifting.

  • Episode 6: School Diversity Recap

    October 1st, 2019  |  7 mins 54 secs
    forcats, geofacet, gganimate, ggforce, ggplot2, ggraph, tidygraph

    This week we'll look at School Diversity, inset plots, geofacets, graph layouts for animations, pizza, and the forcats package.

  • Episode 5: National Park Visits

    September 24th, 2019  |  7 mins 57 secs
    gganimate, ggimage, ggplot2, ggvoronoi, parsnip

    This week we'll look at National Park visits, more images in ggplots, tree plots, better plot races, Voronoi diagrams, school diversity, tidymodels, and the SaveTheData from DataSketch.

  • Episode 4: Amusement Park Injuries

    September 17th, 2019  |  6 mins 42 secs
    cowplot, ggplot2, grid, magick, png, sf

    This week we'll look at amusement park rides, images in ggplots, US National Park visits, reading and plotting shapefiles, and objects that can't be found.

  • Episode 3: Moore's Law

    September 10th, 2019  |  6 mins 28 secs
    dplyr, formula, gganimate, ggplot2

    This week we look at Moore's Law, geom_smooth, bar chart races in gganimate, amusement park injuries, na_if, and case_when.

  • Episode 2: The Simpsons

    September 3rd, 2019  |  7 mins 40 secs
    ggplot2, ggraph, github, tidygraph

    This week we look at the Simpsons guest stars, working with github in R, network graphs, Moore's law, and continuous scales in ggplot2.

  • Episode 1: Nuclear Explosions

    August 27th, 2019  |  5 mins 52 secs
    colorspace, tidyr

    This week we look at nuclear explosions, darkening point outlines, Simpsons guest stars, and separating columns.